Crash Course: Neurology - 3rd Edition

Crash Course: Neurology

3rd Edition

Authors: Christopher Turner
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Patient Presents With…

1. Disorders of higher cerebral function
2. Disturbances of consciousness
3. Headache
4. Disorders of smell and taste
5. Visual impairment
6. Disorders of the pupils and eye
movements
7. Facial sensory loss and weakness
8. Deafness, tinnitus, dizziness and
vertigo
9. Dysarthria, dysphonia and dysphagia
10. Cerebellar dysphonia and dysphagia
11. Movement disorders
12. Limb weakness
13. Limb sensory symptoms
14. Disorders of gait

Part 11: Diseases and Disorders
15. Dementia
16. Epilepsy
17. Headache and cranial facial pain
18. Parkinson’s disease, other
extrapyramidal disorders, and myoclonus
19. Cranial nerve lesions
20. Diseases affecting the spinal cord
(myelopathy)
21. Motor neuron disease
22. Radiculopathy and plexopathy
23. Disorders of the peripheral nerves
24. Disorders of the neuromuscular junction
25. Disorders of skeletal muscle
26. Vascular diseases of the nervous system
27. Intracranial tumours
28. Infections of the nervous system
29. Multiple sclerosis
30. Systemic disease and the nervous system
31. The effects of vitamin deficiencies and
toxins on the nervous system
32. Hereditary conditions affecting the
nervous system

Part 111: History, Examination and Common
Investigations
33. Taking a history
34. The neurological examination
35. How to write a clerking
36. Further investigations

Part IV: Self-assessment
Multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Short-answer questions (SAQs)
Extended-matching questions (EMQs)
Patient-management problems (PMPs)
MCQ answers
SAQ answers
EMQ answers
PMP answers

Description

Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.


Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437116

About the Authors

Christopher Turner Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK